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Lecture 3

Lecture 3 Notes

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University of Toronto St. George

Lecture 3: Gender Relations Gender, not sex. Gender: social expectations for men or women (due to social constructions). In societies with low fertility, there is less dramatization of gender equality. Contraception makes a big difference. What is domination? Why do men dominate women historically? Domination is not about forcing things onto someone, etc. But a believe and deference that men will dominate over women. Example of relations: parent-child, student-professor. Dom: clearly a power relations, smn gets more thatn someone else. (voluntary compliance) Legitimacy: Weber, ppl obey because there is a legitimate right to obedience and following orders. Why do women obey men? Due to what? This is a matter of the culture, what is there in a culture that legitimaze male power over women s.t women follow men. Routinize patters of dominance Webers 3 types of legitimacy: (1) Traditional authority, authority legitimated due to tradition, my mother did it. (this has the most influence of what the relations of women is like, we do this because this is how its been done) (2) Rational legal ; well do it like this because its a law, its rational and legal (3) Charismatic ; obedience based on emotional attachment, inspiration from someone else(important in political life; like obama) definately the relations between women involve here. Patriarchy as authority Ideology that men govern over women, though women do feel like they do have dominance over other things, over the children, house, etc. Head of household myth;
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